who we are.
filmfaust develops, produces and co-produces European cinema with the highest artistic standards for the national and international festival, cinema, TV and VoD market. filmfaust cooperates with a network of creative people, editorial offices, public funding institutions and international production and distribution partners.
MEHMET AKIF BÜYÜKATALAY
born in Bad Hersfeld in 1987
Mehmet studied Media Arts at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. He was fellow of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”. Since 2017 he works as writer, director and producer. For writing and directing ORAY he was awarded with Best First Feature Award at Berlinale 2019.
born in Friedberg/Bavaria in 1986
Claus studied Latin American Studies and worked as unit and production manager for international cinema projects. For producing ORAY he was awarded with Best First Feature Award at Berlinale 2019. He is alumnus of Rotterdam producers lab, Berlinale Talents and Mediengründerzentrum NRW.
Mario von grumbkow
born in wuppertal in 1989
Mario has produced several films working as a freelance producer and project leader, i.a. LUZ (Berlinale 2018). He studied Media Arts at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and worked as an assistant of in-house line producer for augenschein Filmproduktion and since 2020 as an in-house line producer for filmfaust.